books in english


Russian Nationalism. Imaginaries, Doctrines and Political Battlefields (London: Routledge, 2018)

Understanding Russia. The Challenges of Transformation. (Lanham, Boulder, New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 2018), co-authored with Jean Radvanyi.

Russia's Arctic Strategies and the Future of the Far North (New York: M.E. Sharpe, 2014).

Russian Eurasianism. An Ideology of Empire (Washington D.C.: Woodrow Wilson Press/Johns Hopkins University Press, hard cover 2008, paperback 2012).

Globalizing Central Asia. Geopolitics And The Challenges Of Economic Development (New York: M.E. Sharpe, 2012, with Sebastien Peyrouse).

The ‘Chinese Question’ in Central Asia. Domestic Order, Social Changes, and the Chinese Factor (London/New York: Oxford University Press and Hurst, 2012, with Sebastien Peyrouse).

In the Name of the Nation. Nationalism and Politics in Contemporary Russia (New York: Palgrave/MacMillan, 2009). 

Edited Volumes

Entangled Far Rights. A Russian-European Intellectual Romance in the 20th century (Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh University Press, 2018).

Tajikistan on the Move. Statebuilding and Societal Transformations (Lanham, Boulder, New York: Lexington, 2018).

Mass Media in the Post-Soviet World. Market Forces, State Actors, and Political Manipulation in the Informational Environment after Communism (Stuttgart: Ibidem-Verlag, 2018), with Peter Rollberg.

Being Muslim in Central Asia: Practices, Politics, and Identities (London and Leiden: Brill, 2018).

Constructing the Uzbek State. Narratives of the Post-Soviet Years (Lanham, MD: Lexington, 2018).

 The Central Asia–Afghanistan Relationship. From Soviet Intervention to the Silk Road Initiatives (Lanham, MD: Lexington, 2017).

New Mobilities and Social Changes in Russia’s Arctic Regions (London: Routledge 2016)

Kazakhstan in the Making. Legitimacy, Symbols and Social Changes (Lanham, MD: Lexington, 2016).

Kyrgyzstan beyond ‘Democracy Island’ and ‘Failing State’: Social and Political Changes in a Post-Soviet Society (Lanham, MD: Lexington, 2015, with Johan Engval).

Eurasianism and European Far Right: Reshaping the Europe-Russia Relationship (Lanham, MD: Lexington, 2015).

Between Europe and Asia. The Origins, Theories and Legacies of Russian Eurasianism (Pittsburgh University Press, 2015, with Mark Bassin and Sergey Glebov).

Migration and Social Upheaval as the Face of Globalization in Central Asia (London: Brill, 2013).

Russian Nationalism, Foreign Policy and Identity Debates (Stuttgart: Ibidem Press, 2012).

Mapping Central Asia: Indian Perceptions and Strategies (Farnham, UK: Asghate, 2011, with Sebastien Peyrouse).

Russian Nationalism and the National Reassertion of Russia (London: Routledge, hard cover 2009, paperback 2010). 

China and India in Central Asia. A new “Great Game”? (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010, with Jean-François Huchet, Sébastien Peyrouse, Bayram Balci).

Art Catalogs

Old Patterns, New Order. Socialist Realism in Central Asia  (Exhibition organized by GW’s Central Asia Program and the GW Museum/Textile Museum, October 10, 2015-May 29, 2016).

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